India to roll out Rs 10,000 crore plan to procure AI GPUs

Centre will roll out the Rs 10,000 crore India AI Mission in the next two to three months, it will help procure computing power for the domestic industry run AI systems,

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India to roll out Rs 10,000 crore plan to procure AI GPUs

The Centre will roll out the Rs 10,000 crore India AI Mission in the next two to three months under which it will help procure computing power for the domestic industry run artificial intelligence (AI) systems, Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said Wednesday.

The IndiaAI Mission was approved by the previous Union Cabinet earlier this year, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

While still a blueprint, the approval could spur investments in this sector with private companies setting up data centres in the country, and allowing startups access so they can test and build their generative AI models.

He mentioned the various interventions that have happened globally to limit the problems posed by AI systems, including the AI Act passed in the European Union and the executive order in the United States, and called these measures “very relevant”

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